SORDELLO. Robert BROWNING.

SORDELLO

London: Edward Moxon, 1840. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, bound in original drab boards with original paper spine label; 253, [1], 16 pages. Wise A4. Only 500 copies of the total edition printed with an unknown number bound in this first state binding. Ad leaf and catalogue dated 1 January 1840. Owner name of Mary Hook on title page; modern institutional bookplate on pastedown. Some loss of cloth at heel of spine. Joints split but still tight. Housed in a rubbed half morocco box. Very Good example of a fragile book in a Very Good clamshell box. Item #019865

Price: $350.00